Politwoops Deleted Tweets from Politicians

An archive of the public statements deleted by U.S. politicians. Explore the tweets they would prefer you couldn't see.

To meet the Twitter API Terms of Service, all deleted tweets shown here since June 22, 2012 have been reviewed and approved by the Sunlight Foundation.

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Braley for Iowa (D) @TeamBraley

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A huge thank you to the 8K Iowans from all 99 counties that power our grassroots campaign! http://t.co/b3NCmr1Yo6 http://t.co/iStciJKGOZ

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Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D) @repcleaver

26 years ago today President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1968. #LBJ #CivilRights #fairhousing

Governor Chafee (D) @LincolnChafee

I ask all Rhode Islanders to join the fight against addiction. Thank you @RICNews for hosting this important forum. http://t.co/DMHxgK2lLG

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Jackie Speier (D) @RepSpeier

RT @StephenAtHome: If @SherylSandberg really believes women should Lean In, why isn't her entire book printed in italics?

Andrew Cuomo (D) @NYGovCuomo

Today, I vetoed 438 #NYBudget14 appropriations that are unnecessary, old, fully spent or unconstitutional: http://t.co/Elq3oTHOQ1

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Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D) @BillPascrell

Today I joined EPA Regional II Administrator Judith Enck in announcing a $1.7 billion proposed plan to remove 4.3... http://t.co/CIUEYJnxt9

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Ro Khanna (D) @RoKhannaUSA

I'm honored that Vice Mayor of #Fremont Vinnie Bacon endorsed me in #CA17 http://t.co/EO59ZU8rMM http://t.co/3aXBXYhya3

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Chaka Fattah (D) @chakafattah

RT @LOLGOP: ADMISSION: I've messed up websites but I've never gotten 9.5 million people health insurance :(

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